As Gustavo Poyet suffers a loss on his debut as Sunderland manager, Matt Turvey looks at some of the parallels between the Mackems and Aston Villa.
With Darren Bent likely to leave the club assuming another team will take on his wages, Matt Turvey reflects back on the Villa career of their record signing.
Alex McLeish & Paul Lambert are both disliked by some fans now Aston Villa are mired in another relegation scrap. So what lessons have we learned in two years?
Are Villans calling for Lambert’s head being fickle? Well, that’s the nicest word for it I can come up with.
Can Villans take an objective look back at Alex McLeish, his predecessors, and the players?